Election for the House of Representatives in Berlin 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes before the election for the House of Representatives in Berlin. Topics: most important political problem of the city; intent to participate in the election for the House of Representatives and party preference (first and second votes); behavior at the polls in the last election; sympathy scale for the parties at federal and municipal level; satisfaction with achievements of the Senate as well as the opposition parties (scale); sympathy scale for the leading politicians of the city; order of party preference; attitude to absolute majority of a party in the House of Representatives; coalition preference; preferred mayor; comparison of the top candidates, Diepgen and Momper; comparison of the economic situation of Berlin with that of the Federal Republic; issue competence of the two major parties in economic questions, housing policy, the public health system, policies on the job market and regarding foreigners; attitude to policies towards foreigners of the Republicans; job security; perceived threat from the East; security of peace; attitude to protection by the Allies; assumed taking seats in the House of Representatives by the FDP; most active party in the election campaign; significance of election for the future of Berlin; attitude to taking seats in the House of Representatives by the Republicans; assumed election winner; Berliners and big mouth; living together with a partner; completed government examination, diploma or completed journeymen´s test; civil service career as well as service rank for soldiers; religiousness; union membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    West Berlin
Sampled Universe
The population eligible to vote
Probability; Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1012
    Number of Variables: 81
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1766 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1766

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2012-03-13